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Every year, humanity hibernates as global winter covers the planet in cold and darkness. The wealthy slumber through the peaceful winter months in modern hibernation centers and specialized pods, while the poor sleep shoulder-to-shoulder in overcrowded public facilities.

But not everyone sleeps. And not every winter is peaceful.

A genetic anomaly prevents one in a thousand h
Paperback, 606 pages
Published September 2015
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May 27, 2016 rated it really liked it
What a wonderful book.

I am always searching for a book I can lose myself in, this one made it easy. A lot of books I have read quickly brush over the technical details that are often important to the storyline, I really liked how the author used his background in computer science to add depth and realness to the story.

Excellent read for anyone looking to get lost in a book!
Stephanie Embry
Nov 16, 2015 rated it really liked it
Finished up the rest of this book between flu-medicine-induced naps. It was instrumental in keeping me sane.

Story is excellent, and the premise is super intriguing. The additional appendices explaining Perkins' science behind the ideas are cool.

The side characters, Sarah and Carlos especially, are fantastic. The main character Elliot, I have mixed feelings on. He does some really cool things and he really hits the current "geek hero" trend on the nose; but I couldn't help thinking that his motiv
Ingrid Young
Nov 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Very interesting reading! Couldn't put it down, once I had the actual book in my hands.
Looks like there is room for a sequal!
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Matt Perkins is an author of speculative fiction from Vancouver, British Columbia. His first novel, Winterwakers, is a sci-fi suspense thriller set in a world where humans hibernate. ...more

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